The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1755 Watson Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in Soundview, The Bronx. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Azimuth Development Group, the structure yields 312,880 square feet for 326 residences, amenities, parking, ground-floor retail, and space for the Bronx Pentecostal Deliverance center. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 283 units for residents at 30 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,052 to $148,000.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Demolition permits have been filed for the 12-story commercial building that houses the flagship Rolex at 665 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Owned by the Rolex Realty Company LLC, the 11,050-square-foot site will soon house the Rolex headquarters in a 25-story tower designed by David Chipperfield Architects.
Construction is expected to begin soon on a seven-story mixed-use residential and commercial development at 33 Franklin Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The 21,000-square-foot-lot has street frontage along Calyer Street, Quay Street, and Franklin Street and is also addressed as 82 Calyer Street. Yidel Hirsch is listed as the owner under the Franklin 33 LLC, and StudiosC is the filing architect as well as responsible for all exterior and interior design.
Today’s housing lottery round-up features nine buildings in The Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn with available affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days.
The Grace Baptist Church has big plans for the adjacent empty lot at Sixth Avenue and Second Street in Mount Vernon. Proposals are in the works for a 14-story building known as The Grace, yielding 267 apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom units, parking below grade for 130 vehicles, ground-floor space for church conference rooms, and a catering hall. SLCE Architects is responsible for the design.